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9 Bill Spicer

Name
Bill Spicer
Position
Forward
Class
Sophomore
Hometown (Last School)
Lexington, KY (Henry Clay)
Seasons
1935-36
Birthday
March 26, 1916

Obituary – W. H. SPICER BANK OFFICIAL IS DEAD AT 48, Chicago Tribune (February 14, 1965)

William H. Spicer, 48, of 650 S. Edgewood Av., La Grange, executive vice president of the La Grange Federal Savings and Loan association, died yesterday in Community Memorial Hospital, La Grange. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel at 1025 W. 55th St., La Grange.

Mr. Spicer was a lieutenant in the Navy in World War II, commanding an infantry landing craft in several invasions in the Pacific.

He is survived by his widow, Anne; four daughters, Sally, Molly, Jennifer, and Mary Cecilia; three sons, William Jr., Thomas, and John; his mother, Mrs. Nettie Spicer, of Lexington, Ky.; three sisters; and a brother.

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 26, 1949, Cliff Barker hit a shot against Vanderbilt from 63 feet, 7 inches to record the longest field goal ever made by a Kentucky player.  The previous record of 53 feet , 9 inches was set by Ralph Beard.

 

On February 26, 1991, Kentucky beat the Crimson Tide to win its 200th game in Rupp Arena and became one of two schools (along with North Carolina) to win 1,500 basketball games.

 

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